Posts Tagged ‘Carolyn Maloney’

Trails that Need Following: The way to a safer, caring city

Written by Bette Dewing on . Posted in Arts Our Town Downtown, Dewing Things Better, Lifestyle, Our Town

contact Bette Dewing at dewingbetter@gmail.com CBS News radio says the “taxi of tomorrow” has a partition that softens the blow to passenger’s heads when drivers make an emergency stop. An emergency room surgeon reported, “Every week, at least two such facial injuries occur.” Who knew? Not this “traffic safety trailblazer” (Rep. Carolyn Maloney called me that in a 2006 tribute) [&hellip
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On Topic: For Roe v. Wade Supporters, Silence is No Longer a Choice

Written by Our Town Downtown on . Posted in On Topic OTDT, Opinion and Column, Our Town Downtown

03_OnTopic.Carolyn.Maloney.as_ Last Sunday, we marked the 39th anniversary of Roe v. Wade, the landmark Supreme Court decision that guarantees a woman’s right to choose. Reproductive freedom is at greater risk now than at any time since Roe was handed down in 1973, and family planning is under attack. Women can no longer afford to be silent. [&hellip
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For Roe v. Wade Supporters, Silence is No Longer a Choice

Written by NY Press on . Posted in On Topic OTDT

By Carolyn Maloney Last Sunday, we marked the 39th anniversary of Roe v. Wade, the landmark Supreme Court decision that guarantees a woman’s right to choose. Reproductive freedom is at greater risk now than at any time since Roe was handed down in 1973, and family planning is under attack. Women can no longer afford [&hellip
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Celebrating the Zadroga Law’s One-Year Anniversary

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By Reps. Carolyn Maloney, Jerrold Nadler and Peter King We recently celebrated the one-year anniversary of the signing into law of the James Zadroga 9/11 Health and Compensation Act. With his signature on Jan 2 of last year, President Barack Obama helped us give a much-needed holiday gift to the thousands of Americans who are [&hellip
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West Siders Go to the Polls

Written by admin on . Posted in News West Side Spirit

By Dan Rivoli Most of the races West Siders will be voting for are foregone conclusions. Democrats are expected to trounce their Republican opponents in the two Senate races and Andrew Cuomo is a lock for governor. Locally, state legislators will walk into a new two-year term
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Powell Looks to Unseat Rangel

Written by admin on . Posted in Politics

East Harlem Assembly Member Adam Clayton Powell IV, a scion to the Powell political family, announced his campaign against the Harlem lion Rep. Charles Rangel April 12. Amid chants of “change is coming,” the five-term Assembly member kicked off his campaign on the neighborhood’s “lucky” corner: East 116th Street and Lexington Avenue, where he announced [&hellip
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Rep. Maloney: No Regrets

Written by admin on . Posted in News West Side Spirit

Near-blizzard conditions may have kept Rep. Carolyn Maloney from Washington, D.C., but the weather did not deter her from a morning interview on MSNBC, or a visit to Manhattan Media’s offices later that day. The eight-term Congresswoman stopped by to talk about her latest legislative accomplishments, primary elections and what she’s been reading. By the [&hellip
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Top Stories of 2009

Written by admin on . Posted in News West Side Spirit

As 2009 draws to a close, we thought we’d paw through our archives to dig up some of the more interesting stories that we covered during the past 12 months. From swine flu to Lincoln Center renovations and unexpected Hudson River air activity, there was rarely a dull moment in Manhattan, especially on the West [&hellip
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Feedback on ‘Run, Carolyn, Run’

Written by admin on . Posted in Opinion and Column

To the Editor: The State Legislature, under Sen. Charles Schumer’s Albany allies Speaker Sheldon Silver and Senate Majority Leader Malcolm Smith, selected Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand to fill the seat of former Sen. Clinton. Now we have Schumer lobbying the White House. This resulted in President Obama calling a potential 2010 Democratic Senate primary contestant, Long Island Rep. Steve Israel, and asking [&hellip
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